In todayas standards-driven era, how can teachers motivate and challenge gifted learners and ensure that all students reach their potentialawithout major budget implications? This book provides a compelling answer: the Schoolwide Cluster Grouping Model (SCGM). The authors explain how the model differs from grouping practices of the past, and they present a roadmap for implementing, sustaining, and evaluating schoolwide cluster grouping. Practitioners will find a wealth of teacher-tested classroom strategies along with detailed information on identifying students for clusters, gaining support from parents, and providing ongoing professional development. Digital content features customizable reproducible forms and a PowerPoint presentation designed for in-service training.4, 14 Establishing the SCGM: Year 1aPlanning Year . ... 37 Sample Letter to Parents of Gifted Students from the Gifted-Cluster Classroom Teacher . ... 129 Sample Letter to Parents Explaining the Study Guide and Independent Activities .
|Title||:||The Cluster Grouping Handbook: A Schoolwide Model|
|Author||:||Susan Winebrenner, Dina Brulles|
|Publisher||:||Free Spirit Publishing - 2008-04-15|